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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Ombudsman launches inquiry into villagers' burial sites

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 03:57am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Food and Environmental Hygiene; and Water Supplies. Under the policy, relatives of the deceased or their agents can apply to their local district offices for burial certificates if they undertake to observe requirements on land use, public health and environmental protection. But activist Eddie Tse Sai-kit, who has also been tracking alleged burial-ground irregularities, said those ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1405685/ombudsman-launches-inquiry-villagers-burial-sites
  2. News - China - SOCIETY

    Migrant workers, rural residents paying the price for a cleaner future

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 04:38am by Victoria Ruan

    ... transformation and environmental protection, among other issues. In years past, local authorities were under pressure to expand investment with few restrictions, turning China into the world's ... says Laurence Brahm, an international lawyer and economist based in Beijing who advises the Ministry of Environmental Protection on green policies. "The whole process of energy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1438770/migrant-workers-rural-residents-paying-price-cleaner-future
  3. News - China - SOCIETY

    Mao Zedong's Great Famine of 1958-62 still blights rural lives, scholar says

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:40am by Verna Yu

    ... when conditions become harsh again, according to Moreno-Reyes. Zhou says she has deliberately kept the village's name and villagers' identities anonymous to protect them from ... and shrimp," Zhou quotes the patient as saying. Zhou says the environmental destruction of the famine had a calamitous impact on agriculture, industry, trade and other aspects of life that can still ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1433490/mao-zedongs-great-famine-1958-62-still-blights-rural-lives-scholar-says

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